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 through through

adv

  • ( ) from beginning to end  ( through )
    from beginning to end
     read this book through
    read this book through
  • ( ) over the whole distance  ( through )
    over the whole distance
     this bus goes through to New York
    this bus goes through to New York
  • ( ) to completion  ( through )
    to completion
     think this through very carefully!
    think this through very carefully!
  • throughout the entire extent  ( through, through and through )
    throughout the entire extent
     got soaked through in the rain
    got soaked through in the rain
     I'm frozen through
    I'm frozen through
     a letter shot through with the writer's personality
    a letter shot through with the writer's personality
     knew him through and through
    knew him through and through
     boards rotten through and through
    boards rotten through and through
  • in diameter  ( through )
    in diameter
     this cylinder measures 15 inches through
    this cylinder measures 15 inches through
  • adj

  • ( ) having finished or arrived at completion  ( done, through, through with )
    having finished or arrived at completion
     certain to make history before he's done
    certain to make history before he's done
     it's a done deed
    it's a done deed
     after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
     almost through with his studies
    almost through with his studies
  • (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes  ( through )
    (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
     a through street
    a through street
     a through bus
    a through bus
     through traffic
    through traffic


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